Tempo worklog distribution gadget

Hi, at the moment we are evaluating the tempo timesheets and planner at our company (500+ users) - and in our workflow every sub-task of a JIRA issue needs to belong to the same account.

In short in our current setup our JIRA issues have the account field, but our sub-tasks do not. Our developers are logging their time on the sub-tasks.

When I run the worklog distribution report I can see that no work has been logged for my accounts, but all the time is shown under 'no account'.

I would like this gadget to consider the time-spent on the sub-tasks to be part of the time spent on the account of the parent issue.

After researching the issue I understand that one work-around is to use one of the available plug-ins from the market to force the sub-tasks to inherit the account from the parent.

However we are not keen on doing this as in our workflow all sub-tasks of an issue must belong to the same account, and we have a number of external processes automatically creating sub-tasks without the use of the account field - and we would prefer not having to touch these just for this reason.

 

Can you please suggest a solution, so time spent on sub-tasks without an account is summed up under the account of the parent issue?

 

 

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Hi Lazlo

This is not supported in the current Tempo Timesheets version, but it has been requested in https://tempoplugin.jira.com/browse/JTMAC-47

We value feedback and comments on how we can make Tempo better, so if you'd like to contribute to this request, please vote on it and add a comment that will help Tempo developers to implement this request.

You can click on the labels to view similar requests.

In the meantime you can bulk edit sub-tasks to show the account value. After doing so, logged work will show up in the account.

For more information on bulk edit please see: 

https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/JIRA/Modifying+Multiple+%28Bulk%29+Issues

https://tempoplugin.jira.com/wiki/display/JTMAC/Working+with+Accounts+in+Tempo#WorkingwithAccountsinTempo-Loggingwork

I hope this was helpful.

Heiða Dóra

Tempo Team

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